New Delhi, August 16
With vaccine growth on the quick observe, India’s Covid-19 case fatality fee at this time dropped to a brand new low of 1.93 per cent, whereas the restoration fee rose to 72 per cent with the entire circumstances touching 25, 89,682.
Recoveries now represent 18,62,258 circumstances out of the entire illness load, taking the nationwide remedy fee to 71.91 per cent. The each day spike in circumstances was 63,490 and the toll reached 49,980 with 944 succumbing within the final 24 hours.
In his I-Day speech yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned each Indian might count on a Covid-19 vaccine within the shortest potential time as soon as a protected vaccine was authorised and prepared for manufacturing. He mentioned a highway map to make sure mass manufacturing of the vaccine was prepared.
Meanwhile, one in all Indian cricket’s most well-known batsmen with out a global hundred, ex-opener Chetan Chauhan, died as a result of Covid-19 associated issues at a Gurugram hospital. — TNS